A collection of brochures, catalogues, journals, lookbooks and programmes published on BP&O. These typically balance graphic design, layout, material choice and print finish, and often utilise colour, type, paper size and texture contrast to contribute to a distinctive brand identity. This selection features uncoated and coated papers, surface embosses, foils, dyed and unbleached boards and a variety of binding processes. Featured studios include Face, BRR, Tsto and Bedow amongst many others.
This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and gain access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, in this case brochures, and expands upon previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here.
Opinion by Richard Baird
Rendez-vous des créateurs 2014 is an event that took place in September at experimental meeting, performance and exhibit space Flux Laboratory in the Swiss town of Carouge. The exhibition was an opportunity for those servicing the graphic design chain to show-off finishes, materials and techniques under under the title “onomatopoeia of printing”. Participants included silk screen printer Atelier Fuerm, binder Bubu, hot stamper H+M, material manufacturer Winter & Company and electro-static flocking specialist Bastcolor amongst others. The exhibition’s brand identity, which extended across invitations, flyers, posters, brochures, coasters, wine labels, shopping bags, signage and website, was developed by graphic design studio Marks.
Opinion by Robert Holmkvist
Here East is a 1.2 million sq ft commercial space developed by Delancey and housed within the former Olympic Press and Broadcast Centre near Hackney Wick in East London. Here East is described as an ecosystem looking to attract businesses from the design, technology and modern manufacturing sectors who are looking to scale, and to those of scale looking to behave more creatively. So far BT Sport, Lougborough University, Infinity and Hackney Community College have all signed up for places.
Here East’s brand identity, developed by dn&co., reflects its intentions of bringing together specific business types and the connected nature of its space, through a contrast of digital generative elements and physical handcrafted detail. The studio was also responsible for Here East’s broader brand strategy alongside Poke, who designed the website, and architects Hawkins\Brown.